Throw

The distance between the lantern and the object being lit.

throw

  1. (informal) a single chance or instance
  2. the maximum movement available to a pivoted or reciprocating piece by a cam

throw

fell (Ja, 304)
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throw

(from the article `figure skating`) ...of another while the woman clasps his hand with an extended arm. She then leans horizontally over the ice on a single edge and drops her head ...
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throw

[n] - (informal) a single chance or instance 2. [n] - the maximum movement available to a pivoted or reciprocating piece by a cam 3. [n] - the distance that something can be thrown 4. [n] - bedclothes consisting of a lightweight cloth covering (an afghan or bedspread) that is casually thrown over something 5. [n] - the throwi...
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Throw

• (n.) The extreme movement given to a sliding or vibrating reciprocating piece by a cam, crank, eccentric, or the like; travel; stroke; as, the throw of a slide valve. Also, frequently, the length of the radius of a crank, or the eccentricity of an eccentric; as, the throw of the crank of a steam engine is equal to half the stroke of the pist...
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throw

verb cause to go on or to be engaged or set in operation; `switch on the light`; `throw the lever`
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throw

stroke noun the maximum movement available to a pivoted or reciprocating piece by a cam
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Throw

[grappling] A throw is a martial arts term for a grappling technique that involves off-balancing or lifting an opponent, and throwing them to the ground, in Japanese martial arts referred to as nage-waza, 投げ技, `throwing technique`. Throws usually involve a rotating motion, the practitioner performing the throw disconnects with the opp...
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Throw

[projector] In film terminology, throw is the distance of a movie projector from the screen. It is the distance the image is thrown onto the screen, and it has a large effect on screen size. Often in home theatre individuals lack the correct throw distance in the room but this can be corrected by use of a short throw lens. There are also `l...
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Throw

Throw (thrō) noun [ See Throe .] Pain; especially, pain of travail; throe. [ Obsolete] Spenser. Dryden.
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Throw

Throw intransitive verb To perform the act of throwing or casting; to cast; specifically, to cast dice. To throw about , to cast about; to try expedients. [ R.]
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Throw

Throw noun [ Anglo-Saxon þrāh , þrāg .] Time; while; space of time; moment; trice. [ Obsolete] Shak. « I will with Thomas speak a little throw Chaucer.
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Throw

Throw transitive verb [ imperfect Threw (thru); past participle Thrown (thrōn); present participle & verbal noun Throwing .] [ Middle English þrowen , þrawen , to throw, t...
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throw

1. To fling, cast, or hurl with a certain whirling motion of the arm, to throw a ball; distinguished from to toss, or to bowl. ... 2. To fling or cast in any manner; to drive to a distance from the hand or from an engine; to propel; to send; as, to throw stones or dust with the hand; a cannon throws a ball; a fire engine throws a stream of water to...
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throw

Any move in which a wrestler lifts the opponent from the mat, then brings him back down.
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throw

fell (Ja, 304)
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Throw

In engineering, the throw is the distance between the axis of a crank-pin and the axis of the crank-shaft; or between the centre of the eccentric and the axis of the shaft on which it is mounted. The throw of an engine crank is one-half the travel of the piston that drives it; that of an eccentric one-half the travel of the back-end of the eccentri...
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Throw

In speakers and in microphones, the amount of movement that the diaphragm can make (without restriction) to produce or pickup the sound wave.
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throw

operation for interrupting the normal flow of control and returning to an appropriate exception handler identifyed by the type of the exception throw. See also: catch, exception handling. TC++PL 8.3.1, 14.3, D&E 16.3.
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Throw

The act of propelling the ball toward a given objective, usually a teammate. A pitch is not a throw.
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Throw

The act of pulling an opponent up off their feet and then throwing them into the air with some amplitude.
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Throw

The act of pulling an opponent up off their feet and then throwing them into the air with some amplitude.
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Throw

Throw is slang for to vomit.
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Throw

When a wrestler is lifted off the mat (both feet) by an opponent and brought back down behind the thrower.
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